Earthquakes

Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 strikes near coast of northern Chile

Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 strikes near coast of northern Chile

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck near the coast of Northern Chile on Tuesday, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said, with local [more…]

Powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.8 strikes near coast of northern Chile

Powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.8 strikes near coast of northern Chile

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck near the coast of Northern Chile on Tuesday, the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences said, and some [more…]

NASA launches new rover to search for signs of past Martian life

NASA launches new rover to search for signs of past Martian life

Published 31/07/2020

(This July 30 story refiles to add details on previous NASA rovers, landers) By Joey Roulette (Reuters) - NASA’s next-generation Mars rover Perseverance blasted off [more…]

Shake it, baby! NASA robotic lander confirms quakes on Mars

Shake it, baby! NASA robotic lander confirms quakes on Mars

Published 24/02/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - NASA’s robotic InSight lander has for the first time established that Mars is seismically active, but do not call the shaking, rattling [more…]

Philippine volcano recharging, scientist says, as shops, hotels told to keep shut

Philippine volcano recharging, scientist says, as shops, hotels told to keep shut

Published 20/01/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - A restive volcano in the Philippines has a high risk of eruption as it is “recharging” with fresh magma and rising emissions [more…]

Philippine financial markets shut after volcano spews ash over Manila

Philippine financial markets shut after volcano spews ash over Manila

Published 13/01/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine financial markets were shut on Monday to ensure the safety of employees and traders after a volcano near Manila spewed huge [more…]

Philippines hunts for survivors after quake levels trade building

Philippines hunts for survivors after quake levels trade building

Published 16/12/2019

MANILA (Reuters) - Rescue teams in the southern Philippines searched for signs of life on Monday in a collapsed shopping center after a powerful earthquake [more…]

Factbox: Previous volcanic eruptions in New Zealand

Factbox: Previous volcanic eruptions in New Zealand

Published 09/12/2019

(Reuters) - At least five people were killed, up to 20 injured and several were reported missing after a volcano suddenly erupted off the east [more…]

One killed, several injured in New Zealand volcano eruption

One killed, several injured in New Zealand volcano eruption

Published 09/12/2019

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - At least one person was killed, several injured and others reported missing in New Zealand after a volcano erupted off the east [more…]

Factbox: Royal Caribbean cruise ship near New Zealand’s White Island

Factbox: Royal Caribbean cruise ship near New Zealand’s White Island

Published 09/12/2019

(Reuters) - Some of the tourists on New Zealand’s White Island during Monday’s volcano eruption were passengers on a cruise ship visiting the area, cruise [more…]